Brunell: Historic events reunite us, reveal our qualities if not green cheese

We could use an Apollo 11 mission today.

  • Jul 18th, 2019


Brunell: Time for American ingenuity to get dirty

We need to adapt to how we produce and dispose of waste.


Brunell: Restoring affordability to a college education is vital to America

Making higher education affordable is a national priority.


Chamber garage sale this weekend

Dozens of homes and businesses will open doors for sales.

  • Jun 27th, 2019

Montesano stylist moves to Elma

Christine Miller opened Thairapy Salon in February after almost four years in Monte.

  • Jun 27th, 2019

Brunell: Family-owned businesses are backbone of America

While politicians often tout their support for family-owned business, they are the least understood and most overlooked political constituency.

Brunell: Life-changing innovation comes in all shaps

The world often copies Washington businesses when it comes to innovation.

Local business training sessions will be offered

Local training sessions for those who want to start or strengthen a…

  • May 30th, 2019
Whitney’s Chevrolet in Montesano will soon be getting a new look as the dealership undergoes a facelift. Photo taken May 15, 2019

Changes coming to dealership

Construction set to begin next month

  • May 22nd, 2019
Whitney’s Chevrolet in Montesano will soon be getting a new look as the dealership undergoes a facelift. Photo taken May 15, 2019

Montesano Inn back on market

Owners seeking more than half million dollars.

  • May 21st, 2019
Pete Papac

Pete Papac, founder of Papac Logging, dies

Longtime Monte resident remembered as “hard worker and he expected everybody to work hard for him.”

Pete Papac

Brunell: New Montana law aims to keep people in their homes

Is it worth evicting somebody over a $70 tax bill?

Electronic waste reduction requires innovation

E-waste is the most rapidly growing waste problem in the world. According to the United Nations, we generate about 40 million tons of it every year. This is equivalent to throwing out 800 laptops every single second.

PUD power outage numbers fall

Grays Harbor PUD customers experienced fewer power outages, interruptions and hours without…

  • May 1st, 2019

New businesses open in East County

New dining options and a barbershop open or soon to open in area.

  • Apr 18th, 2019

Retrieving ocean trash is only first step

The garbage is accumulating in “gyres” which are large systems of circulating ocean currents, kind of like slow-moving whirlpools. Though the oceans are home to many gyres, there are five that have a significant impact on our environment.

Elma Chamber gives award

Award recognizes Elma Variety Store’s generations of support for community

  • Apr 17th, 2019

Brunell: Lawmakers need to re-examine budget before adjourning

Before lawmakers wrap-up their work in Olympia, they should re-examine their hefty…

Grays Harbor County ranks ninth in unemployment

Grays Harbor County placed ninth in the state in total unemployment in…

  • Apr 2nd, 2019

Thompson joins Monte’s Premier Realty

Noelle Thompson is the newest agent to join Premier Realty Olympic Peninsula. She has more than 10 years experience in personal and business financing and has a great deal of knowledge in consumer loan and investment products, a release states.

  • Apr 2nd, 2019